Susan stays the night at No.1. Ken doesn't know how to treat her. She wants time before seeing Mike but Mike hears that she's back and calls at No.1. Susan is forced to face him. Susan calmly tells Mike she's had an abortion - there were no complications and she did it deliberately. He angrily calls her a murdering bitch. Jack redecorates the back bedroom. Mike tells Susan she had no right to kill his child. He tells her that she can't be normal. She tells him that she married him because she loved him and she thought he'd make life exciting and help her develop as a person. She admits she's never wanted children. He tells her that she's killed their marriage. Nurse Wendy Farmer answers Jack's advertisement. Mike turns to drink. Susan leaves Mike and returns to Newcastle. Ken is upset to see her go. He tells her that he doesn't approve but he respects her right to do what she did. She tells him that she should have listened to him in the first place and never married Mike. Vera tells Jack that Wendy can't have the room - her mother is having it. He is horrified.
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Susan Baldwin - Wendy Jane Walker
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- 46b, St. Mary's Place - Living room and kitchen
- Last appearance of Susan Baldwin until 10th January 2001 and final appearance of Wendy Jane Walker in the role. When the character returned, she was played by Joanna Foster.
- Sarah Lancashire makes a pre-Raquel Wolstenhulme appearance as Wendy Farmer.
- TV Times synopsis: Susan is hiding at Ken and Deirdre’s.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,500,000 viewers (3rd place).
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